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  1. Re: [How-To] Connect an Android device using MTP in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

    First, the OP's instructions worked flawlessly for me on the following phone:

    Samsung SGH-T599
    Android: 4.1.2
    TMobile

    So thank you extremely on that basis.

    BUT!!!!
  2. [ubuntu] Installed Natty with encrypted LVM (alt. inst. CD) and no swap?

    I just finished doing a standard install of Natty 32bit off the alternate (text based) install CD. I picked "encrypted LVM", went with the defaults, with Natty as the sole OS for the whole 250gig...
  3. [ubuntu] Can't update to Natty - "Can not mark 'ubuntu-desktop' for upgrade"

    Here's var/log/dist-upgrade/main.log:


    2011-04-29 11:14:13,367 INFO Using config files '['./DistUpgrade.cfg']'
    2011-04-29 11:14:13,368 INFO uname information: 'Linux jim-lappy 2.6.35-28-generic...
  4. [ubuntu] Re: Trendnet TEW-645UB usb wireless card not supported?

    If anybody else comes across this problem, the solution (tested in Lucid and Maverick so far) is to take the instructions at:

    http://ubuntuforums.org/showpost.php?p=8591348&postcount=6

    ...and...
  5. [ubuntu] Re: Lucid's password manager has a bad STUCK PW for Thunderbird

    Ah. 'Kay, so it wasn't a Lucid PW after all, it was a T-bird PW.

    Cool. Thanks.
  6. [ubuntu] Lucid's password manager has a bad STUCK PW for Thunderbird

    In trying to set up SMTP for Thunderbird, I made a mistake in the password, typed the wrong one in, and hit the checkbox to have Lucid remember it. Now it will report a password failure BUT won't...
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    Re: Howto: Fix Ubuntu 9.04 ATI Driver Issues

    Typos in commands make this article worthless. DO NOT USE UNTIL FIXED, FOLKS!!!

    I'm pretty sure there's no such thing as "sesseion" but worse, it means he hasn't tested these exact commands. DO...
  8. [ubuntu] xawtv failure, BT878 chipset, failed only after installing Zoneminder 1.24.1 source

    Folks, I'm tearing my hair out here.

    xawtv worked when I first started with a clean install of Intrepid 32bit standard desktop. Got a good signal out of the camera, kewl.

    I then followed these...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Kyocera kpc680 question

    Cool, thanks. I've now done an upgrade to Jaunty beta from the working Intrepid install, and everything is still working (and yeah, I still use that card).

    I just double-checked /etc/ppp/options...
  10. [kubuntu] How do I load KNetworkmanager in KDE 4.2?

    I've been a Gnome guy for as long as I've been a Linux guy at all, and managed to get what seems to be a fairly solid KDE build going via the ppa.launchpad.net/kubuntu-experimental repo in...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Kyocera kpc680 question

    The best website I've found to test your Internet access performance (regardless of connection type) is at:

    http://speedtest.net/
  12. [ubuntu] I have two WiFi cards. How do I turn one off at the command line?

    I have Intrepid, and two WiFi adapters - one laptop internal broadcom at Eth1 with normal restricted drivers, another with a Realteck chipset, WLAN1 on a USB port.

    I also have a cellular modem...
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    [all variants] Re: Hardy 8.04 & OSS4 (Alternative to ALSA)

    Another ALSA refugee chiming in - the instructions for OSS4 worked perfectly for me in Intrepid Beta1 32bit.

    I'm one of a small group of users whose ALSA caused all sound to fade to nothing over...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Kyocera kpc680 question

    OK, I'm getting TOTAL success here. This is how I did it.

    First, note that I'm running Intrepid Beta 1, however I've tested it with AND without Network Manager 7, so, the option without NM7...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Kyocera kpc680 question

    Posting so I can subscribe...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Kyocera kpc680 question

    I'm wrestling with this nasty thing now after having lost my dead-simple-and-working USB720 device.

    I'm on Verizon's version of the card and Ubuntu Hardy. After much struggle I've got a working...
  17. [all variants] Review of my new laptop - mostly good, WiFi (Broadcom) interesting stuff...

    So I got hands on a new lappy - a low-end Dell 1525 from Beast Buy. It's now a true "Windows Virgin": never even booted Vista, went straight to Ubuntu.

    $499 got me:

    * Low-end Intel dual core...
  18. Poll: Re: The majority of Linux users also use Windows?

    Dual-boot is a crutch for those who either can't figure out Virtualbox/VMWare/whatever, or are hardcore gamers.

    For most people, if they are stuck on one or more winapps OR they have to support...
  19. [all variants] SOLUTION for burning audio CDs from guest OS! iTunes fix!!!

    Y'all will love this.

    In Virtualbox 1.5.6 and 1.6.0 that I know of so far, you can attach the CD drive to the guest in the VM settings screen, and you can enable the "passthrough" checkbox, but it...
  20. SOLUTION for burning audio CDs from guest OS! iTunes fix!!!

    Y'all will love this.

    In Virtualbox 1.5.6 and 1.6.0 that I know of so far, you can attach the CD drive to the guest in the VM settings screen, and you can enable the "passthrough" checkbox, but it...
  21. Thread: kernel panic

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    [ubuntu] Re: kernel panic

    Bad news. You're one of "the screwed". There aren't many of us, but those hit are hit HARD. Totally random lockups exactly as you describe.
    ...
  22. [ubuntu] Running a laptop with the 8.04 Server kernel - no Atheros?!

    The REASON I'm running the server kernel is that Hardy has a persistent bug in some systems causing random freezups...in my case every three-four hours on average. Proper bug reports have been filed...
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    Re: The forum search system is BROKEN

    Also: if you do google searching it's a MAJOR pain to do a subforum-specific search.

    The lack of a search engine in this forum is a major, major problem.
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    The forum search system is BROKEN

    I tried a particular search whereby I'm looking for two keywords together:

    pandora

    streamripper

    ALL attempts to get listings that contain ONLY both terms fail.

    I tried "advanced search"...
  25. Re: Howto: Simple kernel upgrade (Feisty or Edgy) to Gutsy's developing kernel.

    For me, this was a disaster. Dunno why, but access to external disks became unstable, copy operations either failed or gave "permission denied" type errors.

    Now automount is broken, both in the...
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